Monthly Archives: January 2007

Mp3 Blog #52: Belated Best Albums of ’06

Disclaimers:* It may seem probably a little strange to a best of 2006 almost one month into 2007. I began writing this in November and had a draft ready in late December. I wanted to post it the first draft … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #51: Charlie Patton

Charlie Patton:”A Spoonful Blues””Shake It & Break It””Mississippi Boweavil Blues””Devil Sent the Rain” Charlie Patton & Bertha Lee:”Oh Death” All available on the fantastic Charlie Patton Complete Recordings: 1929-1934 and John Fahey’s excellent compilation Screamin’ and Hollerin’ the Blues: The … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #50: Giacinto Scelsi

Giacinto Scelsi: Quattro pezzi su una nota sola (1959)I (F)II (B)III (Ab)IV (A)For chamber orchestraPerformed by the Polish Radio-Television Orchestra Of Krakow Currently Out of Print Sting Quartet #3 (1963)I. avec une grande tendresse (dolcissimo)II. l’appel de l’esprit, dualisme, ambivalence, … Continue reading

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“Success”

On Friday I turned in the two final copies of my Masters’ Thesis along with a Certificate of Acceptability to complete all the academic requirements for my Masters’ of Music in Composition from McGill University. Now all I have to … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #49: Luigi Nono

Luigi Nono:Post-Prae-Ludium #1 (1987)For tuba and live electronicsPerformed by Giancarlo Schiaffini Currently out of print Das Atmende Klarsein (1981)For bass flute, choir, and live electronicsPerformed by Roberto Fabbriciani and the Solistenchor Freiburg Available on this recording at emusic * * … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #48: Feldman and Guston

Morton Feldman:”For Philip Guston” approximately 30 – 15 minutes until the endapproximately the last 15 minutes (1984) Performed by Jan Williams, Eberhard Blum, and Nils Vigeland Another recording available on this compact disc * * * * * In lieu … Continue reading

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Holidays, Return, and Photos

I apologize for my recent extended lapse in posting. I recently returned from a much needed three week vacation to my home in Tucson, Arizona. While gone I took some time to recover from a bout of pneumonia, soke in … Continue reading

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